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10/30/14

Blue Nile forecasts 19 percent growth in Q4

Executives for Blue Nile said Thursday that they anticipate fourth quarter sales could grow as much as 19 percent due to the lowering of engagement ring prices and the addition of brands.  

10/29/14

Effy opening its own stores on cruise ships

Effy is teaming up with Princess Cruises to give the jewelry brand a new presence on three of the company’s ships.  

10/24/14

Another conglomerate calls retailers ‘cautious’

The luxury conglomerate that owns Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard said that the third-party distributors that buy its watches remain “cautious” in their purchasing, echoing the sentiment expressed by LVMH earlier this month.  

10/22/14

New ads for Piaget highlight life’s ‘perfection’

Piaget has launched a new global advertising campaign that is designed to invite consumers to experience the brand’s watches and jewelry in inspiring locations around the world. 

10/21/14

Report: Japanese co. introduces diamond ‘smartring’

One Tokyo-based company has just upped the ante on wearable technology, introducing a diamond ring outfitted with near-field communication capabilities. See how it works in this video from Core Jewels.  

10/20/14

Richemont wins fight to block sites selling fakes

The High Court in London ruled Friday that trademark owners now can get court orders to compel Internet service providers (ISPs) to block or otherwise impede access to websites that sell counterfeit versions of their goods.  

10/16/14

JFC pledges $100K to help children with Ebola

Jewelers for Children announced Wednesday that is has made a $100,000 donation to the Ebola Children’s Relief Fund, which Save the Children has put together to support efforts in combating the worldwide outbreak of the deadly virus.  

10/16/14

For Signet CEO, the decision to leave was personal

While Mike Barnes’s decision to step down after less than four years seems sudden, it’s not shocking that he wants to relocate to be closer to family. 

10/16/14

Blue Nile adds another brand, Zac Posen

Fashion designer Zac Posen will sell his new collections of engagement rings and fine jewelry on Blue Nile beginning next month.